The week of

October 24, 2010

PHENND Events/Activities

Call for Workshop Presenters: 2011 PHENND Conference

Call for Workshop Presenters 2011 PHENND Conference: Writing in Service, Writing for Service We are looking for individuals who plan on attending the PHENND/PWPA CONFERENCE: “Writing in Service,...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Civic Engagement Symposium at Rutgers-Camden

You are invited to participate in a symposium on civic engagement to be held on Friday, October 29, from 8:30 to 12:00 in the Multi-Purpose Room at Rutgers University – Camden. This...

Celebration of Writing & Literacy

Celebration of Writing & Literacy Saturday, November 6, 2010 8:30am – 2pm University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education 36th & Walnut Streets Be prepared to enjoy: –...

City Year Open House

City Year invites you to attend our Open House WHAT:         Every 26 seconds a student drops out of school. Come learn about how you can keep students in school and on track....

Tools of the Trade Working for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Tools of the Trade Start Date/Time: Thursday, November 4, 2010 5:30-7:30 PM Location: Ramonita de Rodriguez Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia, 600 W Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19123...

Financial Education & Asset Building in the Workplace

PathWays PA presents the First Annual Network for Strategic Asset Building (NSAB) Symposium on Financial Education & Asset Building in the Workplace How can you help your employees build assets...

East Park Revitalization Alliance Fall Fling

Join EPRA for our 2nd annual Fall Fling! Great music, food, drinks and art! This year we are lucky enough to have Fourth Wall Arts Salon artists performing. And we will be running the silent auction...

Teen Café: Educational Inequality and Race, Culture & Mass Media

The University Community Collaborative of Philadelphia (UCCP)’s Youth Action Scholars will host their first Teen Café of the academic year on Friday, October 29th from 4:30-6:30pm at Penrose...

Taste of Success 9th Annual Bake-Off

You are invited to the following event: Taste of Success 9th Annual Bake-Off: A Fresh Approach to Classic Favorites! Please join us for our 9th Annual Taste of Success fundraiser and help us...

Pennsylvania School-Age Child Care Alliance Conference

PENN SACCA Annual Statewide Conference November 12-13, 2010 Harrisburg, PA The Pennsylvania School-Age Child Care Alliance (PENN SACCA) is hosting its 13th Annual Statewide Conference for school-age...

Eastern North Philadelphia Youth Leadership Summit

Coalition sponsors first Youth Leadership Summit On Saturday, November 13th, the Eastern North Philadelphia Youth Services Coalition’s youth leaders will host its first annual “Let’s...

New Resources

Citizens Guide to Philadelphia’s General Fund Budget

Citizens Guide to the Budget The Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority released its revised Citizen’s Guide to Philadelphia’s General Fund Budget. The purpose of the guide...

Issue Brief: How to fix our schools

Blinkered focus In a rebuttal of the “manifesto” by Chancellors Joel Klein, Michelle Rhee, and various other urban superintendents in The Washington Post, Richard Rothstein of the...

Integrated effort to fight housing, school barriers?

That elusive ‘geography of opportunity’ In a wide-ranging article that touches on current housing and education policy — and on their intersection — Greg Marx writes on the...

Preparing All Students for Success in College, Career and Life

A New Era of Education Reform: Preparing All Students for Success in College, Career and Life Abstract As society changes, the knowledge and skills required for citizens to navigate the complexities...

New e-book: Green Jobs Philly

Green Jobs Philly: 100,000 new jobs that rebuild Philadelphia’s neighborhoods and clean the environment America’s neighborhoods can employ themselves to reduce living costs, while...

New Website for Phila area nonprofit jobs

LaSalle center offers new website for jobs, board members The Nonprofit Center at LaSalle has created a central hub for all things personnel-related in nonprofits — finding the right employees,...

New Consumer-Oriented Website: Dept. of Public Welfare

DPW launches new, consumer-oriented web site The millions of Pennsylvanians who depend on the programs and services provided by DPW are now expected to have an easier time accessing information using...

Facing the School Dropout Dilemma

Facing the School Dropout Dilemma The Office of Children, Youth and Families of the American Psychological Association has released an issue brief Facing the School Dropout Dilemma highlighting new...

Condition of Education, 2010

The Condition of Education, 2010 Released this summer, The Condition of Education, 2010 is an audit of the viability of the quality of education in America today. Produced by the National Center for...

Pennsylvania Older Youth Out-of-School Time Study

PSAYDN is excited to share The Pennsylvania Older Youth Out-of-School Time Study: A Practitioner’s Guide to Promising Practices for Recruiting and Retaining Older Youth that contains rarely studied...

How to Help Your Community Recover from Disaster

For those of you who are involved in disaster work, or know others who are, we are very pleased to announce a new free resource manual called, How to Help Your Community Recover from Disaster: A...

Community Empowerment: Critical Perspectives from Scotland

The Glasgow Papers Community Empowerment: Critical Perspectives from Scotland Edited by Akwugo Emejulu and Mae Shaw The theme that unites this publication is a concern about the meaning, politics,...

Peace Corps Classroom Guide to Cross-Cultural Understanding

Looking at Ourselves and Others & Building Bridges Building Bridges is a Peace Corps Classroom Guide to Cross-Cultural Understanding.  The booklet provides short, adaptable lesson plans and...

Esri Nonprofit Organization Program for GIS Software

Recently, Esri president Jack Dangermond announced a new program that helps qualified nonprofit organizations acquire and get started with ArcGIS geographic information system (GIS) software. The...

Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice

Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice Issue 2 Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice An Exchange of Ideas, Information and Resources for Community Practitioners Vol. 1, No. 2...

Miscellaneous

Tax Credits Outreach: Tips and Tools for Service Providers and Advocates

Webinar helps in obtaining tax credits Millions of families are missing out on money – potentially a lot of it – every tax season because they don’t even know to ask for the tax credits they...

State Farm Service-Learning Awards for Programs and Practitioners

Nominate Your Service-Learning Heroes Nominate a team of youth or an adult for the State Farm® Service-Learning Practitioner Leadership and Youth Leadership for Service-Learning Excellence Awards....

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Associate Director, Civic Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania

POSITION DESCRIPTION Associate Director, Civic Scholars Program University of Pennsylvania OVERVIEW Reporting to the Executive Director of the new Penn Civic Scholars Program – and working closely...

various, Esperanza Health Center

Job Openings at Esperanza Health Center Founded in 1989, Esperanza Health Center provides holistic, bilingual and bicultural health care services in the name of Jesus Christ to the Latino and...

Program Manager, Lutheran Children and Family Service

Program Manager, Lutheran Children and Family Service of Eastern Pennsylvania Salary: $45,000-55,000 Last day to apply: December 10, 2010 Description: PROVIDE THE DAY TO DAY FUNCTIONS OF THE E3...

Afterschool Program Site Coordinator, Lutheran Children and Family Service

Afterschool Program Site Coordinator, Lutheran Children and Family Service of Eastern Pennsylvania Last day to apply: December 13, 2010 Salary: The hourly pay range is $13 – $14 per hour for 30...

Program Engagement Specialist, Lutheran Children and Family Service

Program Engagement Specialist, Lutheran Children and Family Service of Eastern Pennsylvania Salary: $30,000-35,000 Last day to apply: December 10, 2010 Description: The program and engagement...

Registered Nurse/Service Coordinator, Pathways to Housing

Registered Nurse/Service Coordinator, Pathways to Housing, Inc. Last day to apply: December 12, 2010 Description: PATHWAYS TO HOUSING PHILADELPHIA PROGRAM CAREER OPPORTUNITY Pathways to Housing Inc.,...

Vice President of Development and Public Relations, Project H.O.M.E.

Vice President of Development and Public Relations Project Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Project is currently seeking an experienced and dynamic Vice President of Development and Public Relations. In...

Help Desk Representative, Solutions for Progress

Help Desk Representative, Solutions for Progress, Inc. Salary: $ – variable hours Last day to apply: October 28, 2010 Description: Solutions for Progress, a progressive public technology...

BPSOS Asian Youth Empowerment Project (AYEP) Organizer/Advocate

BPSOS Asian Youth Empowerment Project (AYEP) Organizer/Advocate Last day to apply: December 10, 2010 Description: Job Type: Part-Time position Description of Position: BPSOS – Delaware Valley is...

Housing Counselor, Center in the Park

Housing Counselor Center in the Park is seeking a full-time Housing Counselor to provide housing counseling services including foreclosure diversion, default and delinquency, HEMAP, tenant...

Special Projects Intern, African Studies Center at Penn

Special Projects Intern, African Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania Salary: $12/hr 10-15 hours per week Last day to apply: November 11, 2010 Description: The Special Projects Intern...

Building Trades Instructor, YouthBuild Philadelphia

Building Trades Instructor, YouthBuild Philadelphia Last day to apply: December 11, 2010 Background The YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School is an education and job-training program for young...

Employment Case Manager, People’s Emergency Center

Employment Case Manager, People’s Emergency Center Last day to apply: December 11, 2010 Background People’s Emergency Center is the oldest provider of emergency shelter and supportive...

Grant Opportunities

Next Generation Learning Challenges

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Announces Next Generation Learning Challenges Request for Proposals Deadline: November 19, 2010 (Pre-proposals) The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has...

Champions for Healthy Kids Grant Program

Applications Open for General Mills Foundation 2011 Champions for Healthy Kids Grant Program Deadline: December 15, 2010 The General Mills Foundation, in partnership with the American Dietetic...

Fruit Trees Grant for schools

National Gardening Association and Jamba Juice Invite Schools to Apply for Fruit Trees Grant Deadline: November 29, 2010 The National Gardening Association is accepting applications from schools for...

Suder Foundation First Scholars Program

Suder Foundation Accepting Letters of Inquiry for First Scholars Program Sites Deadline: November 15, 2010 (Letters of Inquiry) The Suder Foundation is accepting Letters of Inquiry from four-year...

Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants for Innovative Projects

National Endowment for the Humanities Offers Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants for Innovative Projects Deadline: February 23, 2011 The National Endowment for the Humanities is inviting applications...

Civic Ventures: Purpose Prize

Civic Ventures: Purpose Prize The Civic Ventures Purpose Prize awards Americans over 60 whose creativity, talent and experience is transforming the way our nation addresses critical social problems....

Shell Science Lab Challenge

NSTA: Shell Science Lab Challenge The Shell Science Lab Challenge invites middle and high school science teachers to illustrate replicable approaches to science lab instruction utilizing limited...

Early Intervention Programming for Older Youth

DHS funds intensive support for high-risk teens The Department of Human Services Community-Based Prevention Services Division is seeking qualified applicants to provide a comprehensive, intensive,...

State Farm Good Neighbor Service-Learning Grants

State Farm Good Neighbor Service-Learning Grants (Deadline Extended: November 9) State Farm is proud to team up with Youth Service America to offer grants of up to $1,000 for youth-led...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Abstracts: National Assembly on School-Based Health Care

Consider submitting an abstract for the National Assembly on School-Based Health Care Convention, June 26-29, 2011, which will be  held at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile. The 2011...

National Conference on Bullying

National Conference on Bullying February 14-16, 2011 Orlando, FL The School Safety Advocacy Council, in partnership with the Florida Association of School Resource Officers (FASRO) and SAVE (Students...

Call for Papers: Learning and Leading Sustainability

CALL FOR PAPERS The Journal of Sustainability Education (JSE)  is calling for submissions to our March 2011 edition. Theme:  Learning and Leading Sustainability. The Journal of Sustainability...

Organizing for Social Change

The Midwest Academy offers the following regularly scheduled trainings: Organizing for Social Change – a five day, residential, comprehensive training held five times a year in locations...

Call for Proposals: 6th Annual Underbanked Financial Services Forum

The Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) invites you to submit presentation proposals for the 6th Annual Underbanked Financial Services Forum in New Orleans on June 8-10, 2011. CFSI is...

Partnerships Classifieds

peer reviewers needed, Pennsylvania AmeriCorps*State Applications

PennSERVE is once again looking for peer reviewers for the 2011-2012 Pennsylvania AmeriCorps*State Applications. The deadline for receipt of applications is December 3, 2010. If you know individuals...

OIC of America Teen Pregnancy Prevention looking for partners

OIC of America has been awarded the Teen Pregnancy Prevention grant through the Department of Health and Human Services. The search is on for partners (both community and faith-based) that have youth...


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